Hemodynamic Support Devices

This hemodynamic support systems channel includes content on intra-aortic balloon pumps (IABP), percutaneous ventricular assist devices (pVAD) like the Impella or TandemHeart, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), and ventricular assist devices (VAD). This channel also includes use of these devices in support of patients in cardiogenic shock and advanced heart failure

Syncardiac Freedom Driver, FDA
News | Artificial Heart | October 26, 2016
October 26, 2016 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provided an update and additional information regarding...
Heartware HVAD, ventricular assist device, artificial heart, Medtronic
News | October 05, 2016
October 5, 2016 — Medtronic said two previously communicated global voluntary recalls related to the HeartWare...
CardioKinetix, Parachute device, Heart Failure device therapy

The CardioKinetix Parachute device implant shown deployed in the left ventricle of a heart failure patient. The device helps remodel the ventricle to improve the heart's ability to pump blood more efficiently. 

Feature | Heart Failure | September 29, 2016 | Abha Mishra
New cardiovascular device therapies for atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) are rapidly evolving with the...
SynCardia, Chapter 11 reorganization, sale, Total Artificial Heart
News | Artificial Heart | September 13, 2016
August 29, 2016 — SynCardia Systems, manufacturer of the Total Artificial Heart (TAH), announced that the judge...
Carmat, bioprosthetic artificial heart, PIVOTAL study, first implantation, heart failure
News | Artificial Heart | September 09, 2016
September 9, 2016 — Carmat announced that the first implantation of its bioprosthetic artificial heart within the...
Carew Medical Wear, Rod Carew, undergarments, LVAD, HeartMate II, American Heart Association
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | August 11, 2016
August 11, 2016 — Carew Medical Wear Inc., a custom medical outfit company specializing in left ventricular assistance...
SynCardia acquired, Versa Capital Management, chapter 11
News | Cardiovascular Business | July 07, 2016
July 7, 2016 — SynCardia Systems Inc. announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement (APA) with an...
HeartWare, HVAD, batteries recall
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | July 05, 2016
July 5, 2016 — HeartWare Inc. announced a recall of the batteries used on the HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD...
St. Jude Medical, HeartMate 3 LVAS, LVAD, CardioStim-EHRA Europace Innovation Award 2016
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | June 29, 2016
June 29, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. recently announced the company received an Innovation Award for its HeartMate 3...
Feature | Cardiovascular Business | April 28, 2016 | Dave Fornell
  April 28, 2016 — Abbott and St. Jude Medical Inc. announced a definitive agreement for Abbott to acquire St. Jude...
Abiomed, Impella, FDA approval, cardiogenic shock
Technology | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016 — Abiomed Inc. announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pre-market...
SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, TAH-t, documentary, Retro Reports, The New York Times
News | Artificial Heart | March 24, 2016
March 24, 2016 — A new documentary produced by Retro Report for The New York Times looks at the history and modern use...
Teleflex, Arrow IAB catheter, intra-aortic balloon pump, worldwide recall
News | Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IABP) | March 11, 2016
March 11, 2016 — Teleflex Inc. announced the worldwide recall of Arrow International intra-aortic balloon catheter kits...
News | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | January 08, 2016
January 8, 2016 — XENiOS announced that its i-COR Synchronized Cardiac Assist system protects left ventricular (LV)...
Feature | Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) | December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015 — National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan and Duke University School of Medicine are...